Cadiz after Midnight

Night in Cadiz. Cadiz is not only a beautiful city with a picturesque old town, but also evaporates history with every step you…

A Postcard from Cadiz

Fisherboats lie at the beach La Caleta in Cadiz. The fort San Sebastian (left) and the Santa Catalina castle (right) were built in 1598 to deter further British attacks in the Anglo-Spanish War (1585–1604). Cadiz is among the oldest cities of Western Europe founded around 1100 BC by the Phoenicians of Tyre, a maritime…

Lightning strikes

Lightning strikes. Yesterday’s thunderstorm set an end to the heatwave we enjoyed over the last four weeks. There was some rain and…

Tour de Suisse 2015, Stage 6

Riders pass Grenchen in stage 6 of the Tour de Suisse leading from Will to Biel June 18, 2015. Multiple exposure of the peloton of the Tour de Suisse stage 6 leading from Wil to Biel (193 km).

Tour de Romandie 2015 Favourite Photos

The peloton leaves Moutier in a rocky valley along the river Birs in the Stage 3 of the Tour de Romandie leads from Moutier to Porrentruy April 30, 2015. The Tour de Romandie 2015 is over and I can select my favourite photos. Surprisingly or not, they are still the…

Tour de Romandie 2015 Stage 4

Riders face heavy rain and strong headwind in stage 4 of the Tour de Romandie leading from La Neuveville to Fribourg May 1, 2015. Labour Day was hard work for the riders of Tour de Romandie. It was raining cats and dogs, and there…

Tour de Romandie 2015 Stage 3

A small breakaway group consisting of the three riders Kristof Vandewalle (TFR), Cheng Ji (TGA, and Brian Bulgac (TLJ) races in Stage 3 of the Tour de Romandie leads from Moutier to Porrentruy April 30, 2015. The third stage leads over 173 km from Moutier to Porrentruy and offers several modest ascents. Both the Col des Rangiers…

Tour de Romandie 2015 Stage 2

The escape duo Maxim Belkov (Katyusha) and Jonathan Fumeaux (IAM) climb Col Les Pontins but could not hold their lead. Stage 2 of the Tour de Romandie leading from Apples to Saint-Imier on April 29, 2015 was won by Michael Albasini (Orica) in a bunch sprint. The second stage (166 km) of the Tour de Romandie led from Apples to Saint-Imier. Up to the 2nd category climbs Les Pontins and Col de…

Tour de Romandie 2015 Preview

Spectators wait for the racers of the Tour de Romandie to arrive near Fribourg in Switzerland May 3, 2014. This year’s Tour de Romandie (April 28 to May 3, 2015) has an impressive list of participants: last year’s winner…